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Tuesday 28 April 2015

UK

Inventor creates floating cocktail

A young British inventor inspired by Willy Wonka has created the world’s first floating cocktail using a machine he’s dubbed the “Levitron”.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

10 richest people in the UK drinks trade

As The Sunday Times Rich List 2015 reveals the wealthiest individuals in the UK and Ireland, find out who’s managed to build their fortune from the drinks trade.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Chiltern Firehouse chef to open Portuguese resto

Nuno Mendes, head chef of celebrity favourite the Chiltern Firehouse, is to open a restaurant in Spitalfields, East London, focusing on Portuguese food and wine.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A sweet Australian Sauvignon, “racy” Italian sparkler from Franciacorta and an “exuberant” Cabernet from Australia’s terra rossa soils of Coonawarra make this week’s roundup.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Chicken Kiev resto to open in London

A restaurant shining a light on the humble chicken Kiev and retro cocktails like the Snowball is to open in London’s Clerkenwell this July.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Portobello rides the global gin wave

Portobello Road Gin has embarked on a major expansion drive just four years after it was founded as the brand seeks to build on strong sales in the UK and abroad.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Cobra founder strikes ahead of UK election

Lord Karan Bilimoria, the crossbench peer and founder of Cobra beer, has hit out at the two main UK political parties ahead of the country’s general election.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Lanson creates restaurant Champagne

Lanson has created a new version of its Black Label Brut NV just for the UK on-trade called Lanson Père et Fils.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bruichladdich master distiller to retire

Bruichladdich master distiller and production director Jim McEwan has announced his intention to retire in July after over half a century in the Scotch whisky industry.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

New distributor Identity Drinks to launch

Identity Drinks, a new distributor focussing on “high quality spirits brands” that are looking for rapid growth in the UK, is preparing to launch in May.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

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